Sensor Review: Volume 36 Issue 2


The international journal of sensing for industry

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Lab-on-a-chip and other miniaturised analytical instruments

Robert Bogue

This paper aims to provide details of miniaturised analytical instrument technologies and developments.

Embedded medical sensors, an emerging technology to monitor hearts, brains, nerves and addressing other medical applications for improved patient care

Richard Bloss

The purpose of this paper is to review the dramatic entry of embedded medical sensors into the medical monitoring environment. It also examines the current range of…

Flume testing of seepage velocity monitoring using optic fiber distributed temperature sensing for embankments

Chunhong Wang, Jihong Chen, Jin Wang, Jianping Chen

Distributed temperature sensing (DTS) can identify locations and factors of seepage in embankments. Inspired by the classical transient hot-wire method (THW), the focus of…

Surge detecting with a spherical sensor

Zhijie Tang, Qian Luo, Xinnan Leng, Pinglong Liu, Jun Luo

The purpose of this study is to design a spherical sensor which can detect the surge from various directions to lay the foundation of the research of surge.

Graphene film development on flexible substrate using a new technique: temperature dependency of gauge factor for graphene-based strain sensors

Sahour Sayed, Mohammed Gamil, Ahmed Fath El-Bab, Koichi Nakamura, Toshiyuki Tsuchiya, Osamu Tabata, Ahmed Abd El-Moneim

The purpose of this paper is to develop a new simple technique to synthesize graphene film on a flexible polyethylene terephthalate (PET) substrate and applied as a strain sensor.

A cube-based saliency detection method using integrated visual and spatial features

Tao Liu, Zhixiang Fang, Qingzhou Mao, Qingquan Li, Xing Zhang

The spatial feature is important for scene saliency detection. Scene-based visual saliency detection methods fail to incorporate 3D scene spatial aspects. This paper aims…

Sensory system integration of the designed mechatronics Touch Hand

Drew van der Riet, Riaan Stopforth, Glen Bright, Olaf Diegel

This paper aims to explore the electronic design of the Touch Hand: a low-cost electrically powered prosthetic hand. The hand is equipped with an array of sensors allowing…

Food quality and safety monitoring using gas sensor array in intelligent packaging

Samaneh Matindoust, Majid Baghaei-Nejad, Mohammad Hadi Shahrokh Abadi, Zhuo Zou, Li-Rong Zheng

This paper aims to study different possibilities for implementing easy-to-use and cost-effective micro-systems to detect and trace expelled gases from rotten food. The…

Novel method for hyperspectral unmixing: fuzzy c-means unmixing

Mingyu Nie, Zhi Liu, Xiaomei Li, Qiang Wu, Bo Tang, Xiaoyan Xiao, Yulin Sun, Jun Chang, Chengyun Zheng

This paper aims to effectively achieve endmembers and relative abundances simultaneously in hyperspectral image unmixing yield. Hyperspectral unmixing, which is an…

Modified analytical model of magnetohydrodynamics angular rate sensor for low-frequency compensation

Yue Ji, Xingfei Li, Tengfei Wu, Cheng Chen

Magnetohydrodynamics angular regular sensor (MHD ARS) has been used in many applications for its low noise in wide bandwidth, impact resistance and low power consumption;…

A vibration probe sensor for mass flow rate measurement of gas-solid two-phase flow

Chao Wang, Heyang Yu, Ni Zhan, Xubing Kang, Jingyu Zhang

The purpose of this paper is to develop a new vibration probe sensor for measurement of particle mass flow rate in gas–solid two phase flow.

Comparison of machine learning algorithms for concentration detection and prediction of formaldehyde based on electronic nose

Liyuan Xu, Jie He, Shihong Duan, Xibin Wu, Qin Wang

Sensor arrays and pattern recognition-based electronic nose (E-nose) is a typical detection and recognition instrument for indoor air quality (IAQ). The E-nose is able to…

Theory and experimental research for the double ended tuning fork in MEMS

Zhanshe Guo, Boyu Li, Yanshuai Gao, Fucheng Cheng, Le Cao

Being the key sensitive elements of the micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) resonant sensors, performance of the double-ended tuning fork (DETF) will affect precision…

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